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Tickets to SOU Music concerts and Theatre productions are available between September 15 through June 15 by calling the SOU Performing Arts Box Office at 541-552-6348 or from the Box Office on Monday-Friday, noon to 6 p.m. and two hours prior to each performance. The Box Office is now located in the lobby of the Music Recital Hall on South Mountain Avenue in Ashland. Or you can purchase tickets online:

(Service charge applied to online purchases)

The Box Office for the Rogue Valley Symphony and Chamber Music Concerts is located in the lobby of the Music building. For tickets to performances produced by other groups, use the contact info in the listing below.

Winter 2015 Schedule of Performances

Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 3 pm & 7:30 pm
Jefferson State Choral Coalition present their Winter Concert. Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Friday, January 9 at 12:30 pm
Convocation of the SOU Music program presents performances by talented Music students and visiting guest musicians. For the 2014-2015 convocation schedule, click here. Free admission.

Friday, January 9 at 7:30 pm
Chamber Music Concerts presents Tesla String Quartet. Music Recital Hall. For info, visit chambermusicconcerts.org. $40/$46 reserved seating, $5 student. Box office: 541-552-6154.

Saturday, January 10 at 3 pm
Chamber Music Concerts presents Tesla String Quartet. Music Recital Hall. For info, visit chambermusicconcerts.org. $40/$46 reserved seating, $5 student. Box office: 541-552-6154.

Thursday, January 15 from 5-7 pm
Opening reception at the Schneider Museum of Art for "Baker’s Dozen," showing work by SOU’s Creative Arts Faculty. Artists Rene Allen, David Bithell, Cody Bustamante, Brooks Dierdorff, Miles Inada, Peg Sjogren, Robin Strangfeld, Summer Ventis and Ben Waterman reveal a wide range of approaches and disciplines. Exhibition runs from January 12 through March 14. Tuesday Tours, docent-led exhibition tours, are held every Tuesday at noon. Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Free, with a $5 suggested donation. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Friday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Rogue Valley Symphony presents the “Masterworks Series III” with pianist Jeffrey Biegel. Music Recital Hall. $33-$50 reserved seating. Box office: 541-552-6398 or www.rvsymphony.org.

Saturday, January 17 at 8 pm
"Divided," starring Ty Barnett and Ian Harris. Two guys approaching mid-life from different walks of life pontificating on race, religion, parenting, politics and other things that keep us divided. Tickets $20 general, $35 preferred (front 4 rows middle 10 seats). Tickets and info: www.theevolutionofcomedy.com

Thursday, January 22 at 5:30 pm
Brooks Dierdorff, SOU Visiting faculty, whose work is included in the current SMA exhibition Baker’s Dozen, will talk about his creative practice. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Saturday, January 24, 10 am - 1 pm
Free Family Day. Hands-on activities for children and their caregivers in the museum and art activity room. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Thursday, January 29 at 5:30 pm
Summer Ventis, SOU Visiting faculty, whose work is included in the current SMA exhibition Baker’s Dozen, will talk about her creative practice. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Friday, January 30 at 7:30 pm
Chamber Music Concerts presents Trio Valtorna. Music Recital Hall. For info, visit chambermusicconcerts.org. $40/$46 reserved seating, $5 student. Box office: 541-552-6154.

Saturday, January 31 at 5 pm
SOU High School Honor Band brings nearly 100 young musicians from local high schools to the campus for coaching sessions and a concert to conclude the workshop. Music Recital Hall. Free admission.

Thursday, February 5 at 5:30 pm
Melissa Geppert, SOU Creative Arts faculty, will present a lecture about museums and collections. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Friday, February 6 at 7:30 pm
SOU Tutunov Piano Series presents Special Valentine's Piano Duo celebration with Ivona Kaminska and Christopher Bowlby. Music Recital Hall. Reserved seating, $20 regular, free to full-time students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Saturday, February 7 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, February 8 at 3 pm
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers present "Passing of Time." Music Recital Hall. $32/$35/$39. Box office: 541-552-0900, tickets@repsingers.org or www.repsingers.org

Tuesday, February 10 at 7:30 pm
Bleep Bloop, a percussion duo of SOU graduate percussionists Jeffrey Kolega and Colin Malloy, presents a variety of new arrangements and original music for percussion. Music Recital Hall. Free admission.

Thursday, February 12 at 5:30 pm
Cody Bustamante, SOU Creative Arts faculty, whose work is included in the current SMA exhibition Baker’s Dozen, will talk about his creative practice. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Thursday, February 12 at 7:30 pm
“Dives and Lazarus: Music from the British Isles” presented by the Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra led by Dr. Rhett Bender. Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 senior, free to full-time students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Friday, February 13 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, February 14 at 3 pm
Chamber Music Concerts presents the Hugo Wolf String Quartet. Music Recital Hall. For info, visit chambermusicconcerts.org. $35/$30 reserved seating, $5 student. Box office: 541-552-6154.

Sunday, February 15 at 2 pm
Rogue Valley Peace Choir and Friends present "Choral Kaleidoscope," featuring five choirs singing for peace. Free admission; donations accepted. For info: www.roguevalleypeacechoir.org

Monday, February 16 at 7:30 pm
Conor Quinn Senior Recital. Music Recital Hall. Free admission.

Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30 pm
Banff Film Festival sponsored by the SOU Outdoor Program. For info: 541-552-6470.

Thursday, February 19 at 5:30 pm
SOU Creative Arts faculty Craig Wright, Kasey Mohammad and Robert Arellano will give readings. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Thursday-Saturday, February 19-21 at 8:00 pm
Thursday-Saturday, February 26-28 at 8:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday, February 28-March 1 at 2:00 pm
"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams. Williams, one of America’s greatest playwrights, had his first success with this plaintive, semi-autobiographical memory play, focusing on a family struggling with the terrible burdens of love. Directed by James Edmondson. Center Square Theatre. $21 reserved, $18 senior, $6 student. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Friday, February 20 at 7:30 pm
SOU Jazz Collective, under the direction of Dan Kocurek, plays contemporary, upbeat modern jazz .. Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 senior, free to full-time students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Saturday, February 21, 10 am - 1 pm
Free Family Day. Hands-on activities for children and their caregivers in the museum and art activity room. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Saturday, February 21 following the 8:00 pm performance
"The Glass Menagerie" Talk Back. Hear the inside story on the vision and staging of SOU Theatre Arts "The Glass Menagerie" and participate in a conversation with its cast and creative team.

Sunday, February 22 at 3 pm
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon presents their Winter Concert. Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 students. Box office: 541-858-8859 or www.ysso.org.

Thursday, February 26 at 5:30 pm
Warren Hedges, SOU Creative Arts faculty, will give a talk on “Video Games as Platforms for Storytelling.” Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Thursday-Saturday, February 26-28 at 8:00 pm
Thursday-Saturday, March 5-7 at 8:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday, March 7-8 at 2:00 pm
"She Stoops to Conquer" by Oliver Goldsmith. One of the most popular comedies of all time, "She Stoops to Conquer" centers on the misadventures of Marlow, a young gentleman who can barely speak to genteel ladies but easily flirts with lower-class women. Directed by Dennis Smith. Center Stage Theatre. $21 reserved, $18 senior, $6 student. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Friday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Rogue Valley Symphony presents “Orchestral Showcase.". Music Recital Hall. $33-$50 reserved seating. Box office: 541-552-6398 or www.rvsymphony.org.

Saturday, February 28 following the 8:00 pm performance
"She Stoops to Conquer" Talk Back. Hear the inside story on the vision and staging of SOU Theatre Arts "She Stoops to Conquer” and participate in a conversation with its cast and creative team.

Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 pm
The SOU Graduate Percussion Group, directed by Terry Longshore, presents Michael Gordon's minimalist masterpiece, “Timber," described as "a meditation on sound and rhythm, bringing the physicality, endurance and technique of percussion performance to a new level." Music Recital Hall. Free admission.

Thursday, March 5 at 5:30 pm
Rene Allen, SOU Visiting faculty, whose work is included in the current SMA exhibition Baker’s Dozen, will talk about her creative practice. Schneider Museum of Art. Free admission. For info: 541-552-6245 or sma.sou.edu.

Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 pm
"Fresh Tunes and Fresh Ink" performed by the SOU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Cynthia Hutton, features a new work by Dr. Mark Jacob showcasing the group’s percussion section. Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 senior, free to full-time students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Friday, March 6 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 7 at 3 pm
Chamber Music Concerts presents the Daedalus String Quartet. Music Recital Hall. For info, visit chambermusicconcerts.org. $35/$30 reserved seating, $5 student. Box office: 541-552-6154.

Sunday, March 8 at 3 pm
New Specs Quartet, comprised of SOU saxophonists Hope Erickson, Chen Xi, Yu Yang and Daniel Chavez, present "C'est la vie!," a program attributed to French and American composers. Members of the SOU Percussion Ensemble and local composer Mark Knipple are guest artists. Music Recital Hall. Free admission.

Saturday, March 14 at 3 pm & 7:30 pm
Jefferson State Choral Coalitionpresent their Winter Concert. Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Sunday, March 15 at 3 pm
SOU Chamber Choir and SOU Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Paul French and Dr. Martin Majkut of the Rogue Valley Symphony, present “Songs of Passion.” Music Recital Hall. $10 regular, $5 senior, free to full-time students. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts. Box office: 541-552-6348 or sou.edu/performingarts.

Thursday, March 19 at 7 pm
Southern Oregon Concert Band presents a winter concert. Music Recital Hall. Admission by donation. For info: 541-708-0365 or SOCBPREZ@jeffnet.org.

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